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November 15, 2005

Movies opening this week

"Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" (PG-13) - In his fourth year at Hogwarts, Harry faces his greatest challenges and dangers yet. When he is selected as a contestant in the Triwizard Tournament, Harry must compete against the best young wizards from schools all over Europe. In addition, it begins to look like Lord Voldemort has returned, and soon Harry is playing not just for the cup, but for his life. Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Robbie Coltrane and Ralph Fiennes star.




"Walk the Line" (PG-13) - Joaquin Phoenix plays Johnny Cash during his rise to fame, drug addiction and romance with June Carter (Reese Witherspoon). The film explores the early years of the music legend. Ginnifer Goodwin, Shelby Lynne and Robert Patrick also star.




Education

Scholarship opportunity

Available to students whose parents or grandparents are members of William D. Byron V.F.W. Post 1936.

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Application deadline is April 1.

The William D. Byron V.F.W. Post 1936 will offer two 2006 scholarship grants of $1,000 and $500. The scholarships will be awarded in May.

Applications may be obtained by calling the post home, 301-733-4178. Give full name and address, so that the application can be mailed to the proper address; or pick up an application at the post home, 70 E. Washington St., Hagerstown.




Christian conference

Alive 2005: "What a Ride!" Youth Conference

Sponsored by Youth for Christ Conferences

Friday, Nov. 18, to Sunday, Nov. 20

Ocean City Convention Center

Ocean City, Md.

About 3,500 middle school students from Maryland and surrounding states are expected to attend the conference.

Friday evening and Saturday sessions will feature youth speakers, Bob Lenz or Jeffrey Dean, worship with Daniel's Window and music by Dave the Horn Guy. The conference includes workshops, interactive prayer and worship experience. Sunday morning offers 10 Super Youth Seminars, including "Feelin da Vibe," an interactive workshop with rap group Christ Team Anointed.

For details and registration, call Lisa McMahon at 1-877-896-3802 until Nov. 17; or 1-410-723-8622 after Nov. 17; or contact Metro Maryland Youth for Christ at www.mmyfc.org on the Web.

- Compiled by Jean Baraclough, editorial assistant

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